SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, 2014 . 8:00 pm
Prokofiev’s evanescent neoclassical turns, Saint-Saëns’ romantic era recollection of baroque elements, and Tchaikovsky’s emotional and metaphysical exploration of death in his final symphony are the subjects of the Mercury Orchestra’s exploration of timeless musical ideas. This performance features the to-be-determined winner of the 2014 Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts Piano Competition.
SATURDAY, JULY 19, 2014 . 8:00 pm
Gustav Mahler’s vision of the symphony entailed “creating a world with all the technical means available.” The Mercury Orchestra joins forces with the Mercury Orchestra Chorale and the internationally acclaimed voices of Anne Harley and Sarah Rose Taylor to present Mahler’s intensely lyrical and spiritual statement in a single performance.